227 Results
227 Results
The Christmas pearl —Frank, Dorothea Benton.
Book
2007
11 available of 11 items

Theodora is the matriarch of a large family and finally gets them together in South Carolina to celebrate Christmas. But she misses the extravagant holidays of her childhood with Pearl, her grandmother's favourite housek...

Mrs. Jeffries holds the trump —Brightwell, Emily.
Book
2008
11 available of 12 items

Housekeeper Mrs. Jeffries and her employer, Inspector Gerald Witherspoon, investigate the drowning of the owner of a medical supply company, a man without greedy relatives or business rivals but a flair for amateur sleut...

The secrets between us : a novel —Umrigar, Thrity N., author.
Book
2018
12 available of 15 items

"Poor and illiterate, Bhima had faithfully worked for the Dubash family, an upper-middle-class Parsi household, for more than twenty years. Yet after courageously speaking the truth about a heinous crime perpetrated agai...

Roma
DVD
2020
7 available of 12 items

With his eighth and most personal film, Alfonso Cuaron recreated the early 1970s Mexico City of his childhood, narrating a tumultuous period in the life of a middle-class family through the experiences of Cleo, the indig...

The space between us —Umrigar, Thrity N., author.
Book
2011
4 available of 6 items

A death of no importance —Fredericks, Mariah, author.
Book
2018
10 available of 10 items

"New York City, 1910. Invisible until shes needed, Jane Prescott has perfected the art of serving as a ladies maid to the city's upper echelons. When she takes up a position with the Benchley family, dismissed by the cit...

A silent stabbing —Maxwell, Alyssa, author.
Book
2020
4 available of 4 items

Eva is excited for a visit from her sister Alice, who lives in Suffolk with her husband and three children. But when Alice arrives alone, desiring a break from her family, Eva becomes concerned. Her dismay deepens as Ali...

Whiskey Beach —Roberts, Nora.
Book
2015
118 available of 124 items

Suffering an intense year of public and police scrutiny after being wrongly implicated in his fiance's murder, Boston lawyer Eli Landon takes sanctuary in a centuries-old family home and falls in love with resident house...

An ordinary man
DVD
2018
5 available of 6 items

An infamous war criminal and former general spending his life on the run from international authorities is suddenly moved to a new hideout, where he develops a relationship with the maid that looks after him. But when he...

The maid of Fairbourne Hall —Klassen, Julie, 1964-
Book
2011
14 available of 16 items

Fleeing a dishonorable man, Margaret abandons her pampered upper-class world for an anonymous life as a maid in the household of Nathaniel Upchurch, a suitor she once rejected in hopes of winning his brother.

The plum tree —Wiseman, Ellen Marie.
Book
2013
3 available of 5 items

In the fall of 1938, as Germany rapidly changes under Hitler's regime, 17-year-old Christine Bolz, a domestic forbidden to return to the wealthy Jewish family she works for - and to her employer's son Isaac, confronts th...

Book of a thousand days —Hale, Shannon.
Book
2007
4 available of 6 items

Fifteen-year-old Dashti, sworn to obey her sixteen-year-old mistress, the Lady Saren, shares Saren's years of punishment locked in a tower, then brings her safely to the lands of her true love, where both must hide who t...

Girl with a pearl earring —Chevalier, Tracy, author.
Book
2001
21 available of 24 items

The housekeeper and the professor —Ogawa, Yōko, 1962-
Book
2009
10 available of 10 items

He is a brilliant math professor, with a peculiar problem--since a traumatic head injury, he has lived with only 80 minutes of short-term memory. She is an astute young housekeeper with a 10-year-old son who is hired to ...

The prairie dreams trilogy : a cross-continent search spans three historical romances —Davis, Susan Page.
Book
2014
4 available of 5 items

What are an English lady and her maid doing traversing the Oregon Trail? When Lady Anne Stone sets out to find her uncle, the new Earl of Stoneford, and save the family legacy, she had no idea how far the search would ta...

River with no bridge —Wills, Karen, author.
Large Print
2018
6 available of 8 items

"In frontier historical novel River with No Bridge, Nora Flanagan, at age eighteen, leaves Boston in 1882 to marry a miner in Butte, Montana. She anticipates achieving the respectability and security denied her as a tink...

The house at Riverton : a novel —Morton, Kate, 1976-
Book
2009
42 available of 47 items

Grace Bradley went to work at Riverton House as a servant when she was just a girl, before the First World War. For years her life was inextricably tied up with the Hartford family, most particularly the two daughters, H...

An American duchess —Fyffe, Caroline, author.
Large Print
2020
0 available of 2 items

"In Kent, England, the arrival of Beranger Northcott, Duke of Brightshire, causes a stir. Because with the duke comes his new American bride, who isn't quite what anyone expects. By accepting the hand of her beloved, Emm...

A sinister service —Maxwell, Alyssa, author.
Book
2021
2 available of 4 items

"Set after World War I, a trip to Staffordshire for Lady Phoebe Renshaw and her lady's maid, Eva Huntford, leads to murder in a famed pottery works." -- From publisher's description.

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